Funfetti!

Thanks for bearing with me as I vented about the Golden Rule! You guys are wonderful blends! 🙂

So, before I was trigged to write about being nice to people, I wanted to share with you my second baking-from-a-box experience this week.

Cory and I were thrilled to find out that our friend Phillip (who always travels for work) was going to be in the NOVA area yesterday! It just so happened to be his birthday, and when I asked him ever-so-slyly what his favorite cake flavor was, I was oddly excited when he said funfetti.

Prepare to flash back to 5th grade, folks


I even found the RIGHT funfetti icing. I haven’t seen it in a while.

Does anyone else know what I’m talking about? The newer kind just has sprinkles in the icing. Any funfetti fan knows that’s just bologna. The original has glorious sugar beads. Someone back me up, please.

Regardless, I shouldn’t bake alone with original funfetti icing.

From what I hear, they turned out well! For some reason I didn’t get around to having one. Good thing I bought two tubs of icing 🙂

I want to know – What’s your favorite cake/icing combo? I love red velvet/cream cheese icing. I also get down with the totally exciting vanilla/vanilla combination 😉

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23 Comments on “Funfetti!”

  1. Dorsa says:

    Omg!!! I totally know which fronting you are talking about, I haven’t been able to fine that stuff anywhere!!! Good find!

  2. I love basically anything with cream cheese frosting!! It is THAT good! And I LOVE funfetti cake. I remember in grade school, for birthdays parents would often bring in this dessert where it was a kiddie ice cream cone filled with funfetti cake and frosting on top. I used to LIVE for that stuff!!

  3. The Picky Vegetarian says:

    Hey Colleen! It’s marlana, whitney’s friend. It’s so funny…I was on foodpress.com and “funfetti” caught my eye on the homepage because I just made funfetti cupcakes this weekend with an awesome trick I learned (you can substitute a can of diet sprite for all the other ingredients like oil and eggs) and it comes out amazing! Anyway, when I clicked it I was like, that looks like Colleen! which is also really funny because whitney was just telling me about your blog last night…oh the coincidences haha. anyway, thats all!

    • Colleen says:

      Hi, Marlana!! That is so funny how that happened! I can’t believe the can of diet sprite trick! Does that work for all boxed caked mixes?!

      • The Picky Vegetarian says:

        I heard it does but haven’t tried it myself. One suggestion I saw was devil’s food cake with cherry coke zero which also sounds yum! I think I’ll prob try it and let you know how it turns out! PS if you’re ever looking for some new recipes, there’s a few healthy ones here and there on a blog that me and my friends have (including whitney) (whitney may have already told you about it, but just in case she didn’t) http://adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com/

  4. aimee says:

    OMG! I absolutely LOVE funfetti!!!! Chocolate peanut butter is pretty delicious too (:

  5. You can’t ever go wrong with funfetti.

  6. Red velvet cake is my favorite with cream cheese obviously.

    My mom used to make funfetti cupcakes every year for my birthday ha.

  7. Jenny says:

    Ahh I want some funfetti cupcakes!! This is the reason I don’t bake, I wouldn’t be able to eat any of it haha I love the picture of you, too cute 😀 My favorite combo is vanilla with like buttercream or cream cheese frosting. I’ve never had red velvet before 😦 Eek I know gasp!

  8. Cait says:

    blogger bff- please send funfetti cupcakes to chicago asap. my mouth, tummy and more so, my heart, will thank you plenty 🙂

    ps red velvet with cream cheese frosting is my ABSOLUTE fav as well 😉 twins!

  9. oh my this post made me drool! Red velvet with cream cheese rules supreme, as does pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing. To sum up, cream cheese icing is the bee’s knee’s

  10. My kids adore funfetti cake and the original icing, with the sugary bead goodies in it. It’s perfection! Anything with cream cheese frosting is good with me!

  11. dressed2dish says:

    I love Funfetti! Those cupcakes look delish! I have to agree – Red Velvet is my all time fav! 🙂

  12. Oh man! Your cupcakes look so sweet and yummy. I have 2 favorite combos: chocolate cake and cream cheese frosting and chocolate cake and peanut butter frosting!

  13. Whitney says:

    Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. 🙂

  14. Brittany says:

    So we’e meant to be blends & friends for many reasons, this is ONE of them! I LURRRRRRV funfetti cake! Oh my gooooosh. soooo good 🙂 yums. I might have a bake one while attempting to organize, clean, and pack this weekend 🙂

  15. Carrot cake and cream cheese – definitely my fav!

  16. red velvet is my favorite too!!!

  17. Michelle says:

    Funfetti sounds way too delicious right now! My fav combo might be chocolate with my mom’s chocolate frosting – it’s soooo good!

  18. My mom used to make me cake cones (cake baked inside of an ice cream cone) using funfetti cake, when I was little. Those were the days :). Now I am more of a cheesecake or ice cream cake person…but I also like German chocolate cake, and carrot cake!

  19. Danielle says:

    COLLEEN! Funfetti is my favorite ever! I know exactly what you are talking about with the icing. I have had the same cake with that icing since I was 3. EVERY YEAR! no fail! misss youuuu

  20. tknologlvr says:

    Great pic. I am guilty of eating icing from the tub as well.

  21. Paige says:

    Hah, my boyfriend’s birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks and he is alllll about the funfetti as well 🙂


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